Coronavirus Outbreak: Transporters demand pandemic insurance cover for drivers, co-workers; seek relief package
The apex body of transporters that represent about 95 lakh truckers and entities, demanded immediate COVID-19 insurance cover for the drivers and co-workers engaged in essential services and cargo and passenger space.
Need to convert COVID-19 into opportunity; restart highways construction on war footing: Nitin Gadkari
In a video-conference, Gadkari, the road transport, highways and MSME minister said talks are on with state governments for facilitating the safe return of migrant labourers, an estimated 20 lakh of whom are in shelters pan-India.
Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers
The 12 major ports are -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V O Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).
More than 25,000 crew, passengers on over 700 ships not allowed to disembark at Indian ports: Shipping ministry
To prevent the spread of the deadly virus, the ministry of shipping had said it will allow only such international cruise ships which had intimated their call to ports by 1 January 2020.
Air India building sale: Crisis-hit airline may seek stand of new govt in Maharashtra on iconic Nariman Point tower
After the previous state government had expressed interest in the building, Air India had deferred the plan to sell the landmark building.
Onion price rise: MMTC to import 11,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey to boost domestic supply, ease soaring prices
According to sources, MMTC has contracted 11,000 tonnes of onion imports from Turkey and the consignments are expected in January next year.
Wholesale prices of onion cross Rs 100 per kg in Maharashtra; rates to stay high till arrival of fresh stocks in markets
On Wednesday, the government extended prohibitions on traders from the stocking of the edible bulb across the country for an indefinite period even as the onion prices continue to rule high at Rs 80-90 per kg.
The resolution plan by Adani Ports SEZ has already been approved by the Committee of Creditors, while the promoter's offer has been rejected
Thermal coal is the mainstay of the country's energy programme as 70 percent of power generation is dependent on the dry fuel, while coking coal is used mainly for steel-making.
CCI says DP World trying to halt possible adverse probe findings in JNPT port row; urges court not to allow firm's move
The CCI last year ordered an investigation into suspected antitrust violations by DP World and Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk at the terminals they operate at state-owned JNPT.
JNPT development works will generate 1.25 lakh jobs, make Konkan region a global tourist attraction: Gadkari
Development of various projects undertaken by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust will also generate employment for nearly 1.25 lakh people residing in the region
Dubai's DP World moves court seeking to quash antitrust probe over JNPT; terms CCI order for investigation as arbitrary
In a filing in the Mumbai High Court last week, the DP World unit Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal said the CCI's decision to order an investigation was "arbitrary" and "capricious".
The government had in June started discussions for sale of the iconic tower to Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) as part of Air India's asset monetisation plans. It also came after the government's efforts to partially privatise Air India failed to take off.
CCI to probe alleged antitrust behaviour by Maersk, DP World at Mumbai port; Singapore's PSA International lodges complaint
Units of Maersk, DP World and PSA operate four of the port’s five terminals, with the fifth owned by the government
JNPT already has a liquid cargo terminal in addition to the four container terminals off the city's east coast.
Of the three ports that JNPT plans to buy, only Dighi is operationalwhile the other two are concessions held by corporations with little or no development on the ground.
JNPT, railways and state governments of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra to sign MoU for Rs 8,574 cr rail project
The project passes through the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor nodes Igatpuri, Nashik and Sinnar; Pune and Khed; and Dhule and Nardana
The Mumbai Maersk is the newest to enter the triple-E fleet in May this year and is deployed on the Asia-to-Europe service
iPhone manufacturer Foxconn Technology close to signing deal with Maharashtra to set up factories near Mumbai
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has reportedly written to union minister Nitin Gadkari, asking him to allot 200 acres to Foxconn
Govt is looking at selling Air India's building as well as ground handling and aircraft maintenance units after a plan to sell state carrier failed to attract buyers